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HEALTHCARE
PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES

Urban League of Kansas is committed to improving the health and quality of life of all Kansans. Through our healthcare resource, outreach, and community partnerships, we strive to ensure that every Kansan understands the importance of good health and has access to affordable and high-quality healthcare solutions. 

Doctor's Appointment

WSU TECH CNA PROGRAM

The CNA program is a Kansas Board of Regents approved certification program and is designed to prepare students for employment as trained nursing assistants.  The class curriculum is on-line and face-to-face with an instructor from WSU Tech. Total program takes 8 weeks to complete and includes 30 hours of clinical experience at a state approved licensed nursing home.  The program is designed to help participants gain and retain employment while at the same time advancing the economic career ladder within the healthcare field.  The opportunity does exists for graduates to meet with healthcare agencies for job placement.

The WSU Tech CNA program consists of the following:

  • Home Health Aide (HHA)  

  • Certified Medication Aide (CMA)  

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Location: Classes will be held at the Urban League building.

To apply for this program contact Frankie Kirkendoll: 316-262-2463

PARTNER RESOURCES 

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION

Serving both nationally and internationally, AHA has a more than 90 years of lifesaving history and work that continues to pave the way in the fight against heart disease and stroke. AHA has more than 33 million volunteers and supporters dedicated to improving heart health and reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. 

ALZHIEMER'S ASSOCIATION

The Alzheimer's Association® is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. We work on a national and local level to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer's and other dementias. As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research, the Association is committed to advancing vital research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure. The Association is the leading voice for Alzheimer's disease advocacy, fighting for critical Alzheimer’s research and care initiatives at the state and federal level.

ENVISION

Creating meaningful paths to independence for people who are blind or visually impaired. Through a culture of support, togetherness, and meaningful employment opportunities, everyone who comes through the doors gains the skills to become not just independent, but to thrive.

HUNTER HEALTH

Hunter Health aims to make health care a better system for everyone. They provide patient-centered services, meaning they care about each of their patients individually, and offer a tailored treatment plan that best fits their lifestyle and goals. They offer extended hours, same day appointments and provide instruction on how to meet your health care needs when our office is not open, giving you 24-hour access to medical care.

KU SCHOOL OF MEDICINE - WICHITA

KU School of Medicine-Wichita's mission is to educate tomorrow's physicians and health care leaders through community partnership to improve the health of Kansans. With Kansas in need of more physicians, KU School of Medicine opened the Wichita Campus in 1971 to provide hands-on clinical training to medical students in their third and fourth years. In 2011, KU School of Medicine-Wichita expanded to a full, four-year campus, welcoming its first class of first-year medical students.

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